Examination to Enter
Mr. Blue's Apprentice Class for Librarians
June 20, 1930
Among the special features of the Louisville Western Branch Library for African Americans was an apprentice class conducted for those who desired to enter library service. Applicants for this internship were required to be high school graduates or the equivalent, and to pass the annual examination. The class ran from three to six months in the study of library methods and practice work under the immediate direction of branch librarian, Thomas Fountain Blue.